Arts & Culture Calendar

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Thursday 5

D. L. Hughley

The Pittsburgh Improv presents D.L. Hughley at 8 p.m. at 166 E. Bridge St., Homestead. This special event will feature Hughley, one of the Original Kings of Comedy. He has appeared in several movies; television shows, especially his own, “The Hughleys;” and several stand up comedy shows. Hughley will perform through April 7 and this is a 21 and over event. For more information, call 412-462-5233 or visit http://www.improv.com.

Jazz Jam

CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents “The Roger Humphries & RH Factor Jazz Jam Session” at 8 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. There will be live jazz and fun every Thursday night. Must be 30-years or older and there is a dress code that will be enforced. No tennis shoes, sweats, or athletic gear. For more information, call 412-642-2377.

Friday 6

Josh Gibson Exhibit

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture presents Josh Gibson: Negro League Legend at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is an educational exhibit that features a 100-year timeline and photographs of Negro League baseball player Josh Gibson. It will run through June 30 and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-258-2700.

Sunday 8

Sunday Night Concert

The Pittsburgh Jazz Society presents its Sunday Night Concerts from 6-9 p.m. at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, 422 Foreland St, North Side. The featured entertainment will be The Harold Betters Quartet and Tony Mowod will be the host. For more information, call 412-343-9555 or visit http://www.pittsburghjazz.org.

Monday 9

Fun-raiser

The Black Political Empowerment Project presents its 7th Annual “Fun-raiser” Jazz Concert from 5:30-11:30 p.m. at Bridges, Holiday Inn University Center, Lytton Street, Oakland. There will be performances from some of the region’s most talented jazz musicians. Performers include Sean Jones, Etta Cox, Kenny Blake and more. Also, several awards will be given out. Proceeds from the event benefit the work of B-PEP. Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors. For more information, call Tim Stevens at 412-758-7898.

Interval

AVA Lounge presents Live Jazz with The Interval Trio & Friends at 8:30 p.m. at 126 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Monday DJ J. Malls will be spinning jazz vinyls, followed by an open jam session. Also from 5:30-8:30 p.m. there will be a pre-Interval happy hour featuring the sounds of DJ Stephan. Must be 21 years or older. There is no cover. For more information, visit http://www.shadowlounge.net.

Tuesday 10

JazzLive

BNY Mellon Jazz presents JazzLive at 8 p.m. at Cabaret at Theater Square, 655 Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday in April, guests will have the opportunity to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month by enjoying music from some of the best local and national jazz musicians. The featured musician will be Chuchito Valdés, the Cuban Fire. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.pgharts.org.

Friday 13

Hear/Now

The Kelly Strayhorn Theater, in collaboration with Alia Musica, presents Hear/Now: Festival of New Sound at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This is a two-day festival showcasing the full spectrum of new music with local and national artists. For more information, visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

Thursday 19

Kevin Hart

Savoy Restaurant and Uplift Enterprises present Spring Break Comedy Explosion at 6:30 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Enjoy Hart as he performs all new material from his “Let Me Explain” Comedy Tour. For more information, call 1-888-71-TICKETS or visit http://www.kevinhartpgh.com.

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